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Fairfax in Renville County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
A Tribute to All
Who Have Served Us
in War and Peace
Making Us Proud
to Be Americans

US Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8459
US American Legion Post #205

For God and Country

 
Erected 1992 by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8459; American Legion Post #205.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 44° 31.588′ N, 94° 43.197′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Minnesota, in Renville County. Memorial is on 2nd Avenue Southeast west of 1st Street Southeast, on the left when traveling west. Memorial is at Depot Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Park Street South, Fairfax MN 55332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Powder Magazines (approx. 5.1 miles away); Log Buildings (approx. 5.1 miles away); Camp Women (approx. 5.1 miles away); Attack from the Northeast (approx. 5.1 miles away); Who Lived in the Barracks? (approx. 5.1 miles
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
2. Veterans Memorial
away); Bakehouse (approx. 5.1 miles away); Stone Barracks (approx. 5.1 miles away); Garrison Life Was Like Clockwork (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Also see . . .  Fairfax Historical Depot Museum. (Submitted on November 4, 2014.)
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
3. Veterans Memorial
Depot Park
Reverse of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
4. Reverse of Memorial
Dedicated July 10, 1992
Nearby Fairfax Depot Museum image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
5. Nearby Fairfax Depot Museum
Circa 1883 railway station on its original site.
National Register of Historic Places #86001921
Listed July 24, 1986
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 4, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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